Alopecia Areata: Hair fall is a very common problem. It happens to you, us or everyone in the world. But excessive hair fall is a matter of concern. There are some people whose hair falls in bunches. On combing, the thick part of the hair comes in the hand and by doing so the hair disappears from the head. Spots like baldness are formed. Actually it is a disease, this disease is called Alopecia Areata in medical language. Let us know in detail about this disease.

What is alopecia areata?

Alopecia is a condition in which your hair falls out in patches. This condition occurs when your immune system attacks the hair follicles. It can happen to anyone. Can affect people of any age. In this problem, not only the hair of the head but also the hair of the eyebrows, eyelashes and beard can be affected. Men often experience hair loss on the sides and front. Women start losing hair from the middle part of their head. Women are not completely bald. But men become completely bald.

it causes hair loss


It is an autoimmune process. In this, the immune system mistakenly attacks your hair follicles while dealing with viruses and bacteria. This stops hair growth and leads to hair fall, which leads to hair loss. According to doctors, it does not spread from person to person. But it could be genetics. If your family members like your father, brother, sister have this problem then the chances of getting it in future can be very high.

symptoms of alopecia

1. Due to hair loss in alopecia, there are round spots on the head.
2. When a person wakes up in the morning after sleeping, he finds hair fallen on the pillow.
3. Sometimes body hair, brow and beard hair start falling.

What is its treatment?

There is no cure for alopecia areata but it can be prevented with steroid injections. This process is repeated in 1 to 2 months. People suffering from this problem are also treated with laser and light therapy. Along with this, some natural remedies like applying onion juice, applying coconut milk, massaging with lavender oil are also included.

Rahul Dev

Cricket Jounralist at Newsdesk

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